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The Heatwave Plan for England is intended to protect people from heat-related harm to health.

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]The Heatwave Plan for England has prepared for, alerted people to, and prevented, the major avoidable effects on health during periods of severe heat in England. Recommendations are a series of steps to reduce the risks to health from prolonged exposure to severe heat for:
  • the NHS, local authorities, social care, and other public agencies
  • professionals working with people at risk
  • individuals, local communities and voluntary groups
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Heatwave plan for England

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Making the case: the impact of heat on health – now and in the future

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Advice for health and social care professionals: supporting vulnerable people before and during a heatwave

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Advice for care home managers and staff: supporting vulnerable people before and during a heatwave

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Looking after children and those in early years settings during heatwaves: guidance for teachers and professionals

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Equality analysis

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Beat the heat: staying safe in hot weather (leaflet)

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Beat the heat (poster)

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Beat the heat: keep cool at home (checklist)

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Beat the heat: keep care home residents safe and well

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